Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.3.14. Adriatic cultural sphere
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A. Definition and geographical range

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The term ‘Adriatic cultural sphere’ covers a number of archaeological groups that are located in eastern central Italy (Marche, northern Abruzzo). These people may be roughly identified with the  Picentes and the Italic tribes of northern Abruzzo [28]; [31]; [40]. In general, Marche is regarded as Picene territory [1710–18]; [3129–38], although the Picentes are not mentioned in the written sources…

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Weidig, Joachim, “2.3.14. Adriatic cultural sphere”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_006167>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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